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Veteran civil rights activists  at the Duke Street roundabout in Derry. From left, Eamonn McCann, Bernadette McAliskey and Dermie McClenaghan. Photograph: Trevor McBride

In the cafe inside Derry’s Waterside railway station, three old friends meet. They have come to remember October 5th, 1968, and the civil rights march(...)

The remains of Sunday World journalist Martin O’Hagan being taken from his home in Lurgan, Co Armagh, in 2001. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called for an international investigation into the killing of Sunday World reporter Martin O’Hagan. Mr (...)

Kathy Johnson, equality officer of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, with Brian Pelan, secretary of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, Anton McCabe, NUJ NEC job-share, and Robin Wilson, chair of NUJ Belfast & District Branch, at a protest in Belfast in support of threatened NUJ colleagues. Photograph: Kevin Cooper, Photoline

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) staged socially distanced protests in Belfast and Derry on Monday in support of reporters who recently came un(...)

Screen grabs from Irish Blessing video

A cross-denominational video involving over 300 Irish church groups has been launched on YouTube this Pentecost Sunday, dedicated to every healthcare (...)

PSNI officers have warned a number of reporters of threats against them

Loyalist terrorists in Northern Ireland have issued threats against journalists working for two Belfast-based newspapers, the owners have said. A num(...)

 Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol with Sara Canning, partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee, following a three-day peace walk from Belfast to Derry in May. He has been awarded an OBE for services to music and charity in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody, singing group The Priests and the Dublin-born cricketer Eoin Morgan have been included in Queen Elizabeth’s New Y(...)

World Press Freedom Day: “Lyra ... was fearless, as the women of Derry are fearless, and they will not be intimidated by sinister threats daubed on signposts in the dark of night.” Photograph: PA

The vulnerability of journalists like Lyra McKee - and of journalism - has been highlighted at an event to mark World Press Freedom day. Séamus Dool(...)

Jackie Larkin, whose brother Gerard Brady was murdered by the Mount Vernon UVF in 1994, and Ciaran Fox, whose father Eamon Fox was also murdered  by the UVF, speaking to the press after the DPP’s decision. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Gary Haggarty had been billed as the “mother of all supergrasses” who could put away for life several senior Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) members and(...)

Garda officers at the scene of the shooting of Eddie Hutch  on Poplar Row in Dublin’s  North Strand. Two journalists at Independent News & Media hwho have been reporting on recent gang violence have had threats made on their lives, the group’s editor-in-chief said. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

A newspaper editor has said it is frightening to think that journalists are having threats made on their lives some 20 years after the murder of Veron(...)

State agents appear to have played a part in the bombing of Frizzell’s fish shop on the Shankill Road in 1993 in which nine people died. Photograph: Pacemaker.

The question arising from this week’s allegations in the Irish News of the extent of British security service involvement in IRA killings is: What was(...)

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